Coronavirus: Useful Links

Rule 1: Check the national media and institutes for getting up to date news. When you need concrete help contact those institutions that cover your location (i.e. your GP / local doctor, the local Gesundheitsamt)

More Internet resources

News from the Robert Koch Institut (RKI)
General recommended safety measures from RKI
RKI’s Coronavirus information page

The Gesundheitsamt Frankfurt (our local public health authority)
News from the Gesundheitsamt

Homepages: Gesundheitsamt (Frankfurt) & RKI

Homepage of the Gesundheitsamt in Frankfurt
The contact page of the Gesundheitsamt

Homepage of Robert Koch Institut
In German
In English

German Media (National Coverage)

Germany has loads of newspapers, radio stations and quality newssites. For well grounded and edited news turn to:

Deutschlandfunk
The news page of Germany’s public radio
The Coronavirus Page of Germany’s public radio

You can find weighted and well-researched journalism on this website

FAZ – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
The website run by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

German Media (Local coverage around Frankfurt)

FAZ – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
News from the Rhein-Main Region from the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Offenbach Post-Online
News from the regions around Frankfurt

Background information to the German health authority system

Here some links for further information regarding the German health system with respect to the management of public health issues:

Gesundheitsamtsystem
General Introducton the Public Health System in Germany and its functions in Wikipedia

Gesundheitsamt
General Introduction to the Gesundheitsamt (Public Health Authority)) and its functions in Wikipedia

Robert Koch Institut
The Robert Koch Institut in Wikipedia

About the status of ‘Heilpraktiker’ in the German health system
The Heilpratkiter explained in Wikipedia

The voluntary representative organisation of Acupuncture practitioners (Doctors and Heilpraktiker)
AGTCM in German